1818 Jola Tokens – antique New Spain (Texas) coins

The Jola Tokens were made of copper, These copper tokens were authorized by the military governor of San Antonio in 1818. Eight thousand pieces were coined by Jose Antonio de la Garza (JAG).

Large-and small-planchet varietes exist, and are very rare.

*Information from THE OFFICIAL RED BOOK, A Guide Book of Untied States Coins, R.S. Yeoman edited by Kenneth Bressett 65th Edition 2012 was used for this article.

Updated: January 7, 2013 — 5:17 pm

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